Nikon D5300 DSLR Body, Gray
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Nikon D5300 DSLR Body, Gray

Price: $596.95

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About Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300 DSLR Guided Tour

If you’re looking to grow as a photographer but have a limited budget, the Nikon D5300 is a great option. In this Guided Tour, you’ll learn how to set up the camera to work the way you want, and we’ll help you get to know the camera inside and out so you can get the most out of it

The Nikon D5300 is the first APS sensor Nikon DSLR to offer full Wi-Fi communication ability, giving users the option of sharing images online directly from their camera, or to operate the camera remotely using a free app on their smart phones or tablet computers. As with its predecessor, the Nikon D5300 comes with the superb 24MP DX sensor, which can also be found in the higher-end D7100. Also new is an extra-large 3.2-inch swivel LCD monitor, The D5300 accepts all Nikon F-mount lenses, but is best suited for use with DX lenses, and works seamlessly with the Nikon i-TTL flash system using Speedlights such as the SB-910; flash exposure is seamlessly calculated using the cameras matrix and center-weighted metering system. 

The Nikon D5300 is designed for photo enthusiasts, photography students looking for a full-featured camera to grow with, first-time DSLR users who aren't intimidated by extensive control options, and habitual online photo sharers who want much better than cell phone image quality. 

Wi-Fi and beyond 

Nikon is hinting that there will be more DSLRs with built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, but right now the D5300 is the first and only that will wirelessly connect to D5300 with your smartphone or tablet,* then browse the photos on D5300's memory card, import your favorites and instantly email them, text them or post them online. While connected, your smart device can also act as a remote monitor for the D5300. See what the camera sees and even fire the shutter-perfect for group shots and self portraits! When travelling, built-in GPS geotags all of your shots. Create exciting travel journals, find nearby Points of Interest and easily share your location data when posting photos on Facebook or Flickr. 

Sophisticated AF and Metering 

The D5300 has 39 point high-density autofocus system with 9 cross-type sensors. Nikon has 3D tracking that uses the 2016-pixel RGB sensor, so it can recognize a moving subject and follow it and keep it in focus as it moves across the frame. Nikon's Scene Recognition System analyzes each shooting situation and compares it to an onboard database of thousands of scenes and automatically determines the best exposure. If using flash, it calculates and balances flash and ambient light exposure, as well as white balance and autofocus settings. 

For more experienced photographers, the camera puts manual exposure, focus, flash and white balance settings within easy reach. You can manually set one, a few, or all of the above. It's your choice. Built-in HDR combines two photos into one image, expanding the dynamic range. D-lighting is another well-known Nikon feature that automatically brightens shadowy areas in images. 

The Nikon D5300 also offers the ability to edit photos in camera. Options include cropping, applying filters and effects. And, since the camera has Wi-Fi connectivity, you can immediately share the edited photos via your smartphone or tablet computer

The Nikon D5300 is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Travel and more.The Nikon D5300 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon D5300: Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast shutter speed, Good image quality, High ISO performance, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD and Tilt /swivel LCD

Nikon D5300 Features

  • Shoot from any angle: Extra-large swiveling Vari-angle display: The D5300's extra-large ultra-high resolution Vari-angle LCD swivels 180 degrees so you can shoot from exciting new angles. Hold the camera overhead for great shots over a crowd. Hold the camera down low for a fun face-to-face perspective of your pet.
  • Focus exactly where you want it: Whether shooting stationary subjects, candid photos, high-speed action or Full HD video, the D5300 keeps everything in focus. Its 39-point high-density autofocus system with 9 cross-type sensors quickly locks onto your subject, and Nikon's unique 3D-tracking uses the 2,016-pixel RGB sensor to recognize and follow it
  • Catch exactly the right moment: When photo-worthy action starts, hold down the shutter button and capture every movement, expression and feeling at 5 frames per second, even when using the Vari-angle LCD.
  • Storytelling at your fingertips: Bring all the image quality the D5300 produces softly blurred backgrounds, tack-sharp details, vibrant colors to dazzling 1080p Full HD videos. In Live View, Nikon's full-time autofocus follows your subject and keeps it sharp. Built-in stereo microphone adds high-fidelity sound to your videos.
  • Pictures as your eyes see them: The D5300 features exceptional metering and onboard intelligence, freeing you to focus on the composition of your shots and, most importantly, the moment that's taking place.
  • Get creative with Image Effects: Make a single vivid color pop in a black & white photo, turn a landscape into a toy model, shoot portraits that look like paintings, make your D5300 behave like a toy camera (new) and more, then instantly share your creations with your smartphone or tablet.
  • Embrace highlights and shadows: Built-in HDR automatically combines two photos into one highly dynamic image, and new subject-based Active D-Lighting automatically brightens shadowy areas on your subjects great for portraits.
  • Edit your shots in the camera: Perfect the photos you share with D5300's Retouch Menu. Easily crop, apply filters, effects and more right in the camera no additional software needed then instantly share your edited shot with your smartphone or tablet.
  • Great results in tricky situations: Even if you're new to D-SLR photography, getting great results in difficult situations couldn't be easier just select from 16 common Scene Modes for your situation, or let the camera pick for you.
  • Define your own style: The D5300's easy to use Picture Controls let you alter your color palette and add a personal touch with six settings available; Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape customize the look and feel of your photos and HD videos.
  • Change your view of the world: The D5300 is compatible with Nikon's complete collection of remarkable NIKKOR lenses and optimized for DX Format NIKKOR lenses. Expand your capabilities and creativity over time by growing your own collection

Specification

Nikon D5300 Specifications
Type of Camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens Mount
Nikon F bayonet mount
Effective angle of view
Nikon DX format
Effective Pixels
24.2 Million
Image Sensor
23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total Pixels
24.78 million
Dust-Reduction System
Image Sensor Cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Image Size (Pixels)
6000 x 4000 (L), 4496 x 3000 (M), 2992 x 2000 (S)
File Format
NEF (RAW): 14 bit, compressed
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8) or basic (approx. 1:16) compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System
Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, User-customizable Settings, Vivid
Storage Media
SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File System
Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras
Viewfinder
Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage
Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.82x
Viewfinder Eyepoint
18mm
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
-1.7 to +0.7 m
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex Mirror
Quick-return type
Lens Aperture
Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible Lenses
Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses; autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported),and AI-P lenses; non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
Shutter type
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed
1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time (requires optional ML-L3 Remote Control)
Flash Sync Speed
X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release Modes
Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-3 frames per second
Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 5 frames per second (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4fps (14-bit NEF/RAW)
Single-frame [S] mode
Quiet Shutter Release
Self-timer mode
Mirror-up [Mup] mode
Interval timer photography supported
Top Continuous Shooting Speed
5 fps
Self-timer
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures
Exposure Metering System
TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering Method
Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame; Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Metering Range
0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)
2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling
CPU
Exposure Modes
Auto modes (auto; auto [flash off]); programmed auto with flexible program (); shutter-priority auto (); aperture-priority auto (); manual (); scene modes
Scene Modes
Autumn Colors
Beach / Snow
Blossom
Candlelight
Child
Close-up
Dusk / Dawn
Food

Landscape
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Party / Indoor
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Sports Sunset
Special Effects Mode (Night vision, Color sketch, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Selective color, Silhouette, High key, Low key, HDR painting)
Exposure Compensation
+/-5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure Bracketing
3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2, or 3 EV
Exposure Lock
Yes
Mirror Lock Up
Yes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 100 - 12,800
Hi-1 (ISO 25,600)
High ISO Noise Reduction
Low
Normal
High
Off
Active D-Lighting
Auto, extra high, high, normal, low, off
D-Lighting Bracketing
2-3 frames
2 frames using selected value for one frame or 3 frames using preset values for all frames
Autofocus System
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range
-1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Lesn Servo
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AFC selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus Point
Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area modes
Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing button
Built-in Flash
Yes
Guide Number
Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
Flash Control
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400 or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Modes
Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory Shoe
Yes with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 or SB-700 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
White Balance
Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning
White Balance Bracketing
3 shots in steps of 1
Live View Shooting
Photography Live View Mode
Movie Live View Mode
Live View Lens servo
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F); Manual focus (M)
Life View AF-area mode
Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Live View Scene Auto Selector
Auto mode
Movie Metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Movie Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
1920 x 1080, 60i (59.94 fields/s)/50i (50 fields/s)*, high/normal
1920 x 1080, 30p (progressive)/25p/24p, high/normal
1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal
640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normal
Movie File Format
MOV
Movie Video Compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio
Built-in stereo microphone
External stereo microphone (optional)
Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted
Audio Maximum length
29 min. 59 s (3 min. in miniature effect mode)
Audio ISO sensitivity
ISO 100 to 6400; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400
Monitor Size
Super Density 3.2 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution
1,037,000 dots
Monitor Angle of View
170-degree wide-viewing angle
Monitor Adjustments
Brightness, 7 levels
Playback Functions
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters
Interface
Hi-speed USB
Accessory Terminal: Remote Cord: MC-DC2 (available separately); GPS unit: GP-1, GP-1A (available separately)
HDMI Output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Stereo Microphone Input
WR-1 and WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller (available separately)
Wi-Fi Functionality
Yes, built-in (IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
GPS
GP-1 GPS unit
GP-1A GPS unit
H1202 GPS Unit
Video output
NTSC, PAL
Supported languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Battery
One EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge)
600 shots per charge (Battery Life) (CIPA)
AC adapter
EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 125 x 98 x 76 mm/4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0 in.
Weight
Approx. 16.9 oz (480g) (camera body only)
Temperature
0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation

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